Prague: The Crown of Bohemia, 1347–1437

September 20, 2005–January 3, 2006

A Gilded Silver Scepter

Another of Charles's important projects was the establishment, in 1348, of the first university in Central Europe. A gilded silver scepter believed to have been an original emblem of authority of Charles University is shown (Humboldt-Universität, Berlin).